constriction has definitions from the field of psychology
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[ noun ] a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel

Used in print

(Mignon G. Eberhart, The Cup, the Blade...)

Sarah swallowed past another kind of constriction in her throat .

Related terms

narrowing bottleneck

2
[ noun ] tight or narrow compression

Synonyms

coarctation

Related terms

compression constrict

3
[ noun ] (psychology) a feeling of tightness in some part of the body

Examples

"he felt a constriction in her chest" "emotion caused a constriction of his throat"

Related terms

somesthesia

4
[ noun ] the action or process of constricting or squeezing
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